glass test

glass test

a test to determine the nature of red or purpuric skin lesions: a flat piece of glass is pressed onto the lesion to elicit blanching.
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It contained a plastic foetus, a broken glass test tube and menacing notes - one spattered in red l i q u i d .
Georgina Burke, from Eaglescliffe, had no experience of meningitis "except knowing the glass test for the children" until she received a call two years ago.
They did the glass test and when the rash didn't disappear, they feared the worst.
Dr Douse said: "If your child develops an unusual rash, check all spots are 'blanching' - in other words the spots disappear when a clear glass is rolled firmly over the skin - commonly known as the glass test.
Northumbrian Water has been presented with a silver ingot in appreciation of its commitment to the recycling of glass test vials at its laboratories at Howdon in North Tyneside.
Fifty microliters (50 [micro]l) of this solution was diluted with four milliliter distilled water and placed in glass test tubes.
Also if the spots initially fade and the rash remains, keep doing the glass test - sometimes they fade at first.
Most parents know about the glass test for meningitis but the rash is quite a late stage of the disease.
AT RISK: A glass test can detect a rash which can be a sign of meningococcal septicaemia
Last week out-of-hours medics and NHS Direct Wales both told Tobys anxious mum Sarah Jones to give him Calpol and water - even though he had a purple rash across his body which failed to disappear under the glass test performed by his mum.
Fractions were collected in 13 x 100 mm glass test tubes using an automated fraction collector (LKB).